St. Paul Lutheren Church & School

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1.   We pray for those celebrating birthdays this weekBrenda Goebel, Will Foster, Billy Wells, Caleb Knueven, Mitchell Denney, Heather Niemann & Tim Wells. Happy Birthday!

* Psalm 104:33 – “I will sing praise to my God as long as I live!”

2.   We lift up our loved ones with health concerns:

+ Denis Johnson (on home-based PT after knee-replacement surgery this past Wednesday)

+ Ed Dane (will undergo rotator-cuff surgery on Tuesday … the “other” shoulder this time)

+ Kayla Moritz (continued tests due to increasing headaches, heart and overall health concerns)

+ Suzie Lawson (on bed-rest, to promote further healing of her knee after recent surgery)

+ Lavone Scott (Hope Harmon’s mother, recuperating from reconstructive collar-bone surgery)

+ Lynn Genter (after cataract surgery this past Monday; the “other eye” is scheduled for February 20)

+ David Berger (cousin of Helen Genter, suffered a head injury due to a fall, in ICU)

+ Naomi Matthys (daughter of Janet Jackson-Knight, following surgery in treatment of breast cancer)

+ Pat King (convalescing after recent robotic surgery)

+ Joey Denney (undergoing outpatient physical therapy after hip-replacement surgery)

+ Cheryl Orlowski (biopsy of cervix, came back clear, no action needed at this time – PTL!)

+ Kyle Seeler (Judi Camp’s nephew, remains hospitalized at KU Med Center, showing improvement)

+ Kent Seeler (Judi Camp’s brother, at St. Luke’s/Plaza, temporary tracheotomy; battling infection)

+ Betty Fox (Darlene Berg’s mother, hospitalized in Bartlesville, rehab after receiving prosthetic knee)

+ Connie Denney (seeking approval of a Spinal Cord Stimulator to help with pain in her hip and leg)

and those who battle cancerCarol Beisert; Susie Beying; Rev. Jason Boetcher; Helen Bowman; Sherry Byrd; Jean Carson; Karen Curto; Paula Darling; Raymond Fisher; Jeff Ford; Georgeann Geis; Mason Goodloe; Norma Griffith; Heidi Hammell; Sandy Hooper; Donna Humble; Larry Johnson; Sam Kell; Linda Koenig; Lydia Landfair; Megan Langley; Jolene Lichty; Debbie Lober; Judy Matthijetz; Naomi Matthys; Jim McCarty; Ed Milburger; Marilyn Miller; Theresa Miller; Dale Niece; Paul Niece; Sue Pitts; Paul Printiss; Bernie Roller; Nadine Ruffer; Mike Schmolt; Lyn St. Louis; Tommy Shomaker; David Schwinn; Greg Smith; Jerry Thompson; Linda Vernon; Phelba Wecas; Sara Weidner; Dave Wiseman; Doris Woodward; Carolyn Wrigley; Dave Zakutny; Megan

*James 5:16 – “Pray for each other, so that you may be healed.”

3.   We seek the Lord’s blessing for: … those who’ve lost loved ones: Mark & Sally Niemann (her aunt, Loretta Cabett); Oscar & Leonora Feldman (his niece, Zinia); Pastor Ed & Becca (his cousin, Phyllis Jack); close friend of the Meases, Carla Brakhage (her aunt, Melvadean Richardson);  … the newborn gift of life, given to:  Trevor & Lindsey Ryba (son, Hudson); Pastor Ed’s great-niece, Garren & Lezlie Johanson (daughter, Lenora); … travel mercies for Pastor Ed, Becca & Jordan; traveling this week to celebrate grandson Fredric’s 1st Birthday; … the sale of the Pin Oak Acres Apartments (and all that will follow for the corporation, tenants, and our congregation).

* Genesis 28:3 – “May God almighty bless you!”

4.    We raise up the ministry of the Gospel – especially: … February’s “Mission of the Month,” the Richard Allen Cultural Center, and their after-school mentoring program (special gifts total $70); … the application for two Concordia teacher graduates; … all our congregational ministries: the School, Kid’s Connection, Paul’s Buffet, the 7th Street Feast, Dinner Church, our KKLO Broadcast, the Community Garden (and more) – that the Lord would use them (and us) to bring people to know His saving grace.

    * Romans 1:16 – “The gospel … is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.”

5.    We pray for our Nation: … lifting up our Armed Forces who are deployed (and their families at home): John Crowley & Willie Williams, III (Afghanistan); Shelby Long (Iraq); Chris Name, brother-in-law of Angie Schwalm (Kuwait); & Evan Abramson (Middle East).